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Two applicants so far for city council seat


There are two applicants, so far, for the vacant at-large Brainerd City Council seat.

The applicants are Joshua “JD” Berns, a former Student Senate president at Central Lakes College and life-long resident of Brainerd, and Matthew Taylor, co-owner of Sunshine Kitchen and Moonshine Lounge.

The council seat became vacant recently after Bonnie Cumberland died in her home.

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